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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the obsolete verb szerkeszik (to join someone; to be devoted to someone) (the -t ending is probably a causative suffix), from the obsolete szerk (to join) where the -k ending is an instantaneous suffix, from the Proto-Uralic participle *śerɜ (row, order), also the origin of the noun szer (tool).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɛrkɛst]
  • Hyphenation: szer‧keszt

VerbEdit

szerkeszt

  1. (transitive) to construct, build of many parts with precision
  2. (transitive, geometry) to construct
  3. (transitive) to edit (to change a text or a document)

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #957 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN